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by ultimobici

pastronef wrote:from a cyclingnews interview with Matt Wilson (Orica greenedge)

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/gerrans ... tor-wilson" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

"Of course I would have been disappointed if I had of came away without a win"

is that english? :noidea:

Translation(s) - "Of course I would have been disappointed if I had come away without a win" or "Of course I would have been disappointed if I hadn't come away with a win"

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Grammar weenies? :noidea:

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It's also a direct quote, so that's just how Matty speaks...

Meanwhile, in actual cycling news...

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by SvenNijs

Tinea Pedis wrote:Stage 5 of the Tour Down Under

http://www.ridemedia.com.au/?p=8487" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

take home message, even a sick Simon Gerrans would be putting out frightening power numbers!

Fantastic analysis once again Nick!

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by Ghost234

So can we officially write off Andy Schleck from being competitive this year? He DnF'd the Tour Down Under after he just about finish dead last.

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Should start a topic with a poll on that. I'm guess he ain't getting the good stuff anymore.
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by Tapeworm

Because Cavendish really soft peddaled during the TDU when he was there and look at the crap season he had in 2011.
Did he even win anything?

Yeah, Schleck should hang up the wheels right now.

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Analysis of the final stage of the Tour Down Under


Not quite the champagne sipping roll in to Paris the Tour de France is.

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by ave

It was a good series of articles, thanks!
Luckily or knowingly Pauwels was a good choice, I mean a top20 finisher, not an also ran.


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by notaero

Talking about Cav, I'm not sure if I'm interpreting this article correctly (http://www.cyclingnews.com/tour-de-san- ... -7/results) but it seems he's had another mechanical issue on his new group.

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by pastronef

Orica with a kind of skinsuit speed-suit (castelli style)

http://twitter.com/i/#!/triplesmc/media ... 2Fs2fMjcYI

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pastronef wrote:Orica with a kind of skinsuit speed-suit (castelli style)

http://twitter.com/i/#!/triplesmc/media ... 2Fs2fMjcYI" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

We talked about this earlier in the threads, you will see more and more of these from other companies.

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by Ozrider

Seen as all the infrastructure is in place for all the major tours, it would be great to see women's races. Just start them 15 min after the men, and the spectators get a double race to watch. All yo unneeded is a few more police and convoy vehicles. All the roads are already closed, routes marked, etc. VIP tents, food, spectator areas and big crowds are already in place.
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